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Betty Averbach

Oral history interview with Betty Averbach who was born in Romania in 1921. In Vancouver the family were active in the Schara Tzedeck synagogue.

Gloria (Steinberg) Harris

Oral history interview with Gloria (Steinberg) Harris who was born in Vancouver in 1924. Her father served in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905).

Ida Albert

Oral history interview with Ida Albert. Her memories of the Russo/ Japanese war. Ida was involved in the Council of Jewish Women, the Sisterhood, Beth Israel and worked with the Red Cross. She was interned at a Japanese interment camp.

Leon Braverman

Oral history interview with Leon Braverman who was born in Ganchasti, Bessarbia in 1890. He learned to be a watchmaker in Russia. Started his own watchmaking business which collapsed, he than worked at Birks jewelry store in Vancouver, than Miller's Jewelers.

Letter - November 3, 1932

Letter sent to employees of the Vancouver Milling and Grain Company (likely from Harry Seidelman), dated November 3, 1932. The letter mentions Canada being in the Great Depression, and it also talks about the Vancouver Welfare Federation asking for contributions to help those in need at this time.

Letter - October 21, 1932

Letter sent to employees of the Vancouver Milling and Grain Company (likely from Harry Seidelman), dated October 21, 1932. A part of the letter mentions the urgent need to help those who are falling on hard times during the Great Depression.

Letter - October 22, 1932

Letter sent to "the Keyman representing Vancouver Welfare Federation 1933 Campaign" from E.E.W. Rhodes, Chairman of the Employees' Division of the Vancouver Welfare Federation. The letter is dated October 22, 1932. There is something stamped on the front page and it is assumed that "Seidelman" is written in pencil on top of this stamped image.

Max and Susie Dodek

Oral history interview with Max and Susie Dodek. Max was born 1900 in Winipeg and Susie was born 1910 in Winnipeg.

Norman & Bernice Brown

Oral history interview with Norman Brown who arrived in Vancouver in 1907 and Bernice immigrated to Vancouver after marrying Norman in San Fransico in 1930. Norman attended Talmud Torah school when he was a child. Both were involved in a variety of Jewish community organizations. Bernice was president of both Federated Jewish Women and National Council of Jewish Women. Norman was president of the Canadian Jewish Council. He discusses memories of early life in Strathcona and Mount Pleasant. Interview ends with a discussion of photographs.